a First Person Shooter of Sorts

June 29, 2012

HTC EVO 4G LTE for $49

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HTC EVO 4G LTE for $49

We just switched to Sprint, and Amazon has the HTC EVO 4G LTE for $49!



August 13, 2009

Two fishermen in the fog

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June 26, 2009

Raven hunting at Grandfather Mountain… everything but ravens.

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1. Calling down the rain

2. I like roots

3. Turnbuckle Rex

4. Portrait mode, same scene as before

5. Depth of field

6. As close as I got, a silhouette

7. Very zen, placing that rock there

8. Technicolor or greyscale, no in-between

9. My other cooperative bird friend

10. “Dude, quit following me”

11. Futuristic sex robots, always on the scene

12. Different bird. I noticed this guy was watching me.

13. Pretending he wasn’t. But he still is.

14. He flew down and posed for me.

15. I liked these weeds, I don’t know why.

16. Straight down 100 feet

17. woohoo

April 29, 2009

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Wanting to do some ir photography soon.

April 2, 2009

just a test

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Posting this via cellspin, not sure what will happen.

January 1, 2009

Lake view

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November 24, 2008

Photos from LEAF, part 4

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1. Storm and Lorelei weave their contributions into the “Web of Hope”




5. In retrospect, I want to redo this shot.

6. Outside view.

7. I’d say “a Juggler”, but you probably figured that out.

8. A juggler

9. Mirror shades

That’s it.

Photos from LEAF, part 3

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1. “Web of Hope” interactive art installation. Children and adults were encouraged to weave yarn, string, fabric and what have you into the structure. You could also write messages on pieces of tin and attach them. More of this later.

2. Storm hooked up with a little girl that played the banjo. Storm did rhythm via a homemade rattle, and another little girl danced. They made spending money this way.

3. “The Band”

4. Lorelei, of course.

5. More of the “web of hope”


7. It had passageways in it.




11. Surrounding the main stage, listening to the music







July 23, 2008

Big ol’ backlog of photos

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I have gotten really bad about naming, organizing, and backing up my photos. Bad, bad, bad. So today I rolled up my sleeves and dived in, gave directories meaningful names (all the way back to April), finished exporting a bunch of stuff, and got everything proper and ready for backups. Syncback is running now.

In addition to all the photos I had been neglecting, I also found some I had actually misplaced. So, lots of photos upcoming. I’ll start with a couple shots of carnivorous plants I took at the blue plum festival.

July 18, 2008

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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“Who Watches the Watchmen?”

Woo, I’m excited! The trailer for Watchmen is out!

Trailer link here

If you’re not familiar with Watchmen, it’s a graphic novel (aka: really thick comic book) first produced as a 12-part series by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons of DC Comics in 1986-87. According to Wikipedia, it stands unique as the only graphic novel to win a Hugo Award, and was the only graphic novel to appear on Time Magazine’s 2005 list of “the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to the present.” I had to check the Hugo bit, because I thought Maus also had a Hugo, but it turns out Maus has a Pulitzer.

I think what makes the story so engrossing is that most of the “superheroes” don’t actually have superpowers. They are more like a collection of Batmans (Batmen?)… normal people with some advantage on their side, be it wealth, military training, psychosis, or whatever. And a costume, of course. As people, they all struggle with human failings, doubts, temptations, and mistakes, which feed into the plot. The plot, best described as a “conspiracy-theory-driven mystery of global proportions”, helps pull you in too.

I’ve been following the project for a while, it’s been long in the making. I appreciate that the director Zack Snyder (of 300 fame) is doing an interpretation that is faithful to both the storyline and style of the graphic novel. There are many “the making of” video snippets available out there, if you are interested.

This film is slated for 2009 release, I hope I don’t get burnt out on anticipation by then.

Time to go reread Watchmen. :)

May 27, 2008

skull with spanish moss

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April 1, 2008

United States dark with Pearl

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March 30, 2008

Rotographing decay over time

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March 17, 2008

Working from past to present… the old school

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Working from past to present … Acoustic Coffeehouse 2

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